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Advisory: Media invited to Wake Forest for opening session of 'Why Work?'

March 24, 2008

Members of the media are invited to attend “Making Sense of Modern Professional Life,” featuring New York Times columnist David Brooks, at 4 p.m. March 27 in Wake Forest University’s Wait Chapel.

The event, which is free and open to the public, is the opening session of a two-day conference, “Why Work? Business, Professions and the Common Good.”  During the conference, scholars and accomplished professionals from business, education, government, law, medicine and theology will join panel discussions to explore the challenge of integrating personal values with professional practice.

Media seating for the opening session will be reserved in the first row on the far right side of Wait Chapel. Cameras may be set up along the stairways and balcony. It is recommended that media needing audio feeds arrive at the chapel no later than 3:30 p.m.

Media interested in covering individual panel discussions should contact the News Service at (336) 758-5237.  A complete conference schedule is available at

Press Contacts:

Eric Frazier
(336) 758-5237

Kevin Cox
(336) 758-5237

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